Mount Savage, MD 21545 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21545: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Savage, MD 21545

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • Single Family Addresses: 637
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Allegany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.697, Longitude -78.88
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Savage, MD 21545 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,891
Population in Households 1,891
Population in Familes 1,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 118
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 751
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 539
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 633 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $98,756
Average Home Value $146,169


Median Household Income $57,735
Average Household Income $67,842
Per Capita Income $26,943
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.52%
Households -0.54% -0.51%
Families -0.69% -0.6%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mount Savage, MD 21545 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21545 to the other 455 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 316 31st
Population Density1 # 335 27th
Diversity Index2 # 431 5th
Median Household Income # 329 28th
Per Capita Income # 350 23rd

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